Cheap Eats! 18 Insanely Low-Cost (And Delicious) Lunches
UPDATE: This story was originally published on March 26.
If you’ve ever made a lunch out of dollar snacks at Duane Reade — or attended a meeting solely for the soggy sandwiches — well, let’s just say: We’ve been there. Toughing it out to save cash-money when all you want to do is grab a Dean & Deluca sandwich isn’t the easiest thing in the world. But, all it takes to offset those midday hunger pangs is a little sleuthing. Yes, lucky for you (and us!) there's a plethora of delicious crazy-cheap lunch options we’re dying to send your way.
So, say hello to the newest addition on your bookmark bar: Our ultimate list of some of NYC's most delicious cheap lunchtime bites that won't leave your wallet light. (Guys, we’re talking lamb burgers, piping hot soups, and healthy rice bowls topped with super-fresh fish.) Just follow our savory sandwich-filled lead and you'll even have moolah in hand for dinner. From an on-a-budget way to eat one of New York’s most-buzzed-about pastas to an entire three-course meal that’ll only set you back just one Andrew Jackson, these low-cost, high-taste finds put Mickey D's Dollar Menu to shame.